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  KOFY    ABC7 News on KOFY 1130PM  

    August 19, 2014
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>> this is o bc7 news. abc7 news. >> disturbing developments involving a 2-year-old girl hit and killed in a crosswalk. tonight an arrest, but not the driver of the car. good evening. i'm dan ashley. it was a fatal mistake. gregory was hit and killed in san francisco and tonight her aunt, the woman watching her that night was booked for child endangerment. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live in the city with new details. >> it is a surprising turn that even relatives didn't expect. the memorial to her located not far from the crosswalk where she was hit. her own aunt now facing charges as the search for the driver goes on. >> parents are holding on tight to their kids.
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it is the same crosswalk where 2-year-old gregory was killed by a hit-and-run driver while walking with her aunt. >> ms. gage crossed against the signal. >> her aunt was arrested for child endangerment. police say unreleased surveillance video show gage walking the 2-year-old against the traffic and walked back to get her twin brother. >> she turned around and left the toddler unattended in the middle of the street to go back to the sidewalk to get the 2-year-old boy. >> moments later she was struck and killed by a car. her great grandmother told me that the arrest is shocking. >> i think it is devastating. that she could be so careless to let a little 2-year-old stand in the street. >> security cameras captured the car that struck her. it was a white 4-door sedan possibly a lexus, toyota or honda with a mitts matched dark colored bumper.
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the driver may not have known they hit the child. >> if you can imagine a 2-year-old, their stature is small. we don't know if they knew or they didn't. >> those stoping to see say the tragedy could have been prevented. >> you have to keep an eye at all times. especially young kids. >> her funeral will be held on sunday. in san francisco, cornell bernard, abc7 news. developing news, scientists are trying to determine if a california man has the first case of deadly ebola virus in the state. a patient in sacramento may have been exposed and is being kept in a special negative pressure isolation room at kaiser's south sacramento medical center. doctors september a blood sample for testing. it will be several days before they get a result. kaiser did not say if the patient was in west africa where ebola has killed more than 1100 people. happening now, long shore
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worker tees port of oakland are unloading a ship that was the focus of protests. pro palestinian demonstrators blocked the port's terminals trying to prevent the unloading of the vessel that is partially owned by israeli shareholders. earlier today the ship left port and then reversed course heading back to oakland. the long shore union refused to unload the ship. no word on why workers decided to go ahead and off load the cargo. now to the unrest in ferguson, missouri. tomorrow a grand jury will hear evidence in the michael brown shooting case, but tonight the anger still fills the streets. one man had to be held back from police. officers charged protesters several times sending them running. one officer pepper sprayed a crowd of people. several were a arrested.
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one person created what he called a peace train adding to a spectacle that has drawn people from across the country. the protest and grand jury case come as another police shooting stirred anger just four miles away. a a bc news reporter toman bradley. >> near ferguson angry demonstrators gathered after another police shooting. >> they shot a 23-year-old black man they said was coming at them and waiving a knife. they say it appears to be justified. the man, a robbery suspect was screaming and acting erratically. >> meanwhile on the streets of ferguson residents waited to see what the night would bring. they urged people to stay home and avoid another evening of this. dozens of arrests and many people coming from outside ferguson. most from saint louis and some as far back as new york and
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california. >> there is a dangerous dynamic in the night. it has allowed a small number of agitators to hide in the crowd and then attempt to create chaos. >> michael brown was shot and killed by a ferguson police officer. brown's funeral will be held on monday. the officer at the center of the storm was interviewed by the local authorities and wilson's good friend who asked we conceal his identity is now speaking out. >> darrin is a good person and they have immediately jumped to label him as a cold blooded murderer. >> a grand jury will hear evidence on wednesday, but it is not clear how long it will take to decide whether wilson will be charged. you ferguson, missouri. new at 11:00, a chicago musician who is performing in san francisco tonight just arrived from visiting ferguson. he gave us a glimpse from the front lines.
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>> it is hectic. it is chaotic. that's what ferguson is. it was a communal event of people surviving and dealing with it together. >> they say he was wrongly arrested. he says he went to ferguson because he saw it as an opportunity to try to help, listen and learn. tonight police are try to figure out how a vallejo couple died. they were docked on the vallejo municipal marina. a concerned loved one called police after not hearing from them for several days. plels say their bodies had -- police say their bodies had obvious signs of trauma. an autopsy will determine if the specific cause of death. tonight crews are gaining ground on a fire burning in madera county.
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that fire is now 35% contained. it has burned more than 600 acres, much less than previously thought. the fire did destroy two homes. abc7 news president arer laura anthony is in oak hurst that have returned to rubble. police are still blocking several roads. it is much better than it was 24 hours ago. these cell phone images taken by eddie moore. >> it wasn't much worse than it was is a wonderful thing for us. >> standing here tonight and sings are so much better. >> i thought it was going to continue through the night and through the day. >> we got out and i thought for sure the whole place would go up. >> they could return to see what was lost. >> my kids' baby books and
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photo albums and everything i had when i came to help take care of my dad. it is all gone. >> this is one of two homes completely destroyed by the fire. there were nine structures in all and two were businesses. this was a commercial building that housed a local landmark. >> it is better than most aspect s. we can recover and do something with it. >> and so it is in oak hurst where residents of the southern gateway know this could have been worse. >> and we will make a big sign and we will say thank you to the guys who stepped up to the plate. >> among the 1,000 firefighters many are from the bay area. laura anthony, abc7 news. >> a lot more to bring you. an american apparently executed by the militant group , isis.
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the vicious challenge to president obama and the united states. and they may have lost, but they left with their pride. one little league coach's emotional speech that is going viral tonight. and the local girl with a very big heart. and how she is changing the lives of children all over the world. >> i'm abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. you are looking at gray skies right now and wiper weather for your more than commute. -- for your morning commute. i will be back with when we will see a change in our pattern. >> take a look at what we made for you tonight. jay hi. i am --
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tonight the white house says it is working quickly to confirm the authenticity of a video by isis militants showing the beheading of an american journalist. james foley was kidnapped in november of 2012. a video on-lineppears to show the free -- freelance photo journalist delivering a statement condemning u.s. airstrikes in iraq and he is then beheaded. the attacker then threatens another american journalist. foley's cousin, kelly says plea honor james foley and respect my family's privacy. don't watch the video and don't share it. that's not how life should be. mosquito fogging is due to wrap up in concord. contra costa crews sprayed to prevent the spread of west nile virus.
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one person in contra costa county is confirmed to have contracted the virus. to texas where governor rick perry is vowing to fight after being booked on two counts of abusive power. a crowd of supporters greeted him outside the courthouse in austin. the reason is said to have carried out the threat if the d.a. didn't resign following her drunk driving conviction. she didn't and he rejected the funding. perry's mug shot shows him smiling for the camera. he tweeted a photo of him getting ice cream. the case against him is a political ploy. ?ai now to -- now to little league baseball. the cumberland team was eliminated with an 8-7 loss to chicago. amid the sobs and the tears,
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the team's manager had words of inspiration and great pride. listen to some of the speech that aired on our sister station. >> i want everyone to come in for one big hug. i love you guys. you have given me the most precious moments of my coaching career. i have been coaching a longtime. a longtime. i am going to be an old man. i need memories like this. i need kids like this. you are my boys and you will be the boys of summer. >> isn't that great? he said it is okay to cry because they are not going to play baseball anymore, but he added they will be friends forever. wonderful sports man ship lesson and life lesson. >> silicon valley is full of entrepreneurs full of big ideas, but tonight you are about to meet a special one. she son 10 and she -- she is only 10 and she is helping children all over the world. here is lisa amin gulezian.
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>> this orphanage in the philippines was once home to christa fala. it was during this one return where she saw how happy the children were when they brought them cake a and ice cream. she launched the sweets for the holiday campaign. >> i want them to have happiness on their birthdays and holidays. >> she started organizing fundraisers. in two months she had enough money to throw another party at another orphanage. the idea came on. or fans are enjoying treats from africa, china and romania and the children started writing back. >> i want to thank you for your action. we and all of the children on campus can enjoy our birthdays. >> it was an official nonprofit. mom is the ceo and deals with
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logistics and chris can handle fundraising and out reach. >> it is beyond me what she has started. >> chris is now focusing her efforts on chris campus in the philippines. it is a fully functioning orphanage. she hopes to break ground there when she is 13 and have it up and running by the time she is 16. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> a great young lady. let's focus on the forecast. sandhya patel is here and it is a little cooler and foggier. >> the temperatures are running behind where they should be this time of year. but the cooler weather is keeping our fire danger down. looking at live doppler 7hd we have fog and clouds covering the north bay and the coastline and even parts of the bay. there are places that were socked in yesterday night at this time, they are not socked in. the 12th named tropical
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storm of the eastern pacific hurricane season. and we have tropical storm carina. there is no threat to land. what a is interesting is the warm waters sustaining the storms, they are expected to recirculate back and eventually the moisture is expected to come toward the desert southwest. that could enhance the monsoon rainfall. of course when you have these tropical systems you need the warm water to sustain them. i am watching warm water. look at the bouie temperatures. half moon bay and monterey bay, low to mid60s. even bodega bay is at 58 degrees. that's also responsible for why you are seeing such mild temperatures. from our exploratorium camera, some low clouds and temperatures are in the low to
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mid60s. running higher by a few degrees. i just had to make some adjustments to the low temperatures. temperatures in the low 60s 60s in novato and pretty uniform and here is a view from the kgo roof camera. looking out along the embarcadero the it, it is gray and drizzly. it is bouncing us back to where we should be. here is the aer -- here is the area of low pressure. the drizzly conditions. we expect that to continue for one more morning. tomorrow morning, patchy drizzle and it moves into outhern california. we will return back to normal by thursday afternoon and evening. today's high temperatures were a good c to 9 degrees below normal. tomorrow morning if you drop your kids off, make sure you have a jacket or sweatshirt
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and you will want to bundle up. temperatures in the 50s with the gray drizzly skies. tomorrow afternoon 67 san francisco and half moon bay. 72 oakland and 82 livermore and 79 in san jose. accu-weather seven-day forecast, a little warmer on thursday. the temperatures will be where they should be for friday this time of year, and then we will see the minor fluctuations. 90s showing up next week. >> looks good. thank you. let's turn to sports. larry beil is here and a really old great movie was run in chicago. remember the keystone cops? >> you have drizzle. i have your live doppler 7 right here. the giants run into a situation they never encountered in franchise history. a storm, a tomorrow, a controversy. is it a loss? spor
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good evening. if they made a horror movie they may call it the tarp that ate chicago. they found themselves in a wrestling match with the tarp and they lost decisively. let's start with the calm before the storm. trouble in the first inning and anthony rizzo crushes this ball. a two-run homer and his 29th of the season. it is 2-0 cubs. now to your accu-weather forecast. the skies open up in the fifth. a 15-minute downpour and the grounds crew dragged the tarp out like it was a giant prog jeblght they coobt figure out. they had to start all over again. the field turns into a swamp. where is my john deere.
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the giants would keep the fans entertained. after more than four and a half hours of waiting moments ago it was just called a 2-0 cubs win dropping them four and a halfback. what a night. the a's are trying to snap a five-game losing streak and hosting the mets. he went six innings striking out six to end the third, but he could not get the fast ball in the fourth. coco crisp looking up and it is out. the a's tie it up and then they go ahead. the bases are loaded for coco crisp. he is the igniter. he has a triple and derrick norris and josh red duck and it is 4-1 athletics and then in the eighth. red duck would add some -- reddick would add some pad.
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he wins his 14th and a's are half a game behind the angels who also won. the a's needed a new ballpark. the man who could make it happen was in town. commissioner bud selig offering the wisdom
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out going commissioner bud selig is in oakland, but he won't rule on whether the a's have to stay there or are free to move to san jose. he appointed a committee to study the situation and apparently they are are examining it like a moon rock. selig continues to do nothing and drops the mess into the lap of the next commissioner. >> we have been unable to solve the stadium and territory issue. i understand. i understand the frustration
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and i am frustrated. it is complicated, very complicated. despite the fact people don't think it is, it is. is there anything i would have done differently? i don't think so. i would say i wish i had done this and that, but i wouldn't say that. >> it is complicated. >> it is like unrolling a tarp complicated. >> back in a

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